Adam West (1928-2017)

June 11, 2017 MGP 0

“Atomic batteries to power! Turbines to speed!” Despite the literally dozen of movies and over 100 television roles (some as short-lived as a single episode), Adam West will be known, for better or worse, as TV’s Batman. When most people over 30 hear his name, there is only one image that comes to mind — one dressed in that iconic cape and cowl. Perhaps, that singular fame bothered him. But, […]

It’s A Very VENOM Christmas!

December 23, 2015 MGP 0

Venom causing havoc on Amanda Redington’s Monsters of Rock show. Aired on Sky Channel, Christmas 1985. A fun bit about this program from Mick Wall’s book, Getcha Rocks Off: Sex & Excess. Bust-Ups & Binges. Life & Death on the Rock ‘n’ Roll Road… The other unforeseen benefit of writing for Kerrang! was that it led, in 1985, to my presenting a weekly rock show on the fledgling Sky channel. […]

MORE WALKING (AND TALKING) DEAD: PART 1

September 27, 2014 MGP 0

from Wikipedia: Bad Lip Reading (abbreviated as BLR) is a YouTube channel, run by an anonymous individual in the music production business, that spoofs clips from films, TV shows, songs, and political news stories by overdubbing humorous vocal work that matches the lip movements of the targets. Rolling Stone described the channel as “the breakout hit” of the 2012 United States presidential election cycle. The creator declines to identify himself.

Romney: Stuff The Ice Chest!

February 8, 2012 MGP 0

To be frank, I honestly don’t care about your silly elections or your puppet candidates. All are fair game for mockery, but so too are their worshipers and their precious little “votes.” So, you know, spin the wheel and it has to randomly land on someone. Today, it’s Mittens.